El Palenque Restaurant—Portobelo

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Address: Portobelo, Colon
Phone: (507) 202-0111
Fax: (507) 448-2553

El Palenque Restaurant is an obligatory stopover when visiting Portobelo. Located within Casa Congo complex, come and enjoy the delicious Caribbean cuisine , made with fresh, locally sourced products . Our thoughtful menu offers a variety of traditional dishes as well as more modern fare.

El Palenque has an oversized terrace overlooking one of the most historically important and picturesque bays of the Americas.

The ambience: As the terminus of the Camino Real for over two hundred years, Portobelo Bay was host to Spanish galleons uploading gold, silver and precious stones secured from the ancient Mayan, Inca and Aztec empires. Priests and Spanairds made it their home, pirates made it their quest, and goods were traded at the famed Portobelo Fairs. Now in the 21st century, yachts litter the mirrored landscape in from of El Palenque Restaurant. Enjoy quality service and an atmosphere that makes you feel close to the Caribbean.

El Palenque also periodically hosts Congo Dance presentations, Zaracundé Dance, a Drum battery shows.

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    El Palenque Restaurant, Portobelo, Colon

    El Palenque Restaurant, Portobelo, Colon
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    El Palenque Restaurant, Portobelo, Colon

    El Palenque Restaurant, Portobelo, Colon
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    El Palenque Restaurant, Portobelo, Colon

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    El Palenque Restaurant, Portobelo, Colon

    El Palenque Restaurant, Portobelo, Colon
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    El Palenque Restaurant, Portobelo, Colon

    El Palenque Restaurant, Portobelo, Colon